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Metagenomic analysis and characterization of microbial diversity from hydrothermal samples of El Tatio geyser field, Chile
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
The El Tatio geyser field (ETGF) is the largest known geothermal field in Chile, forming part of a wide spectrum of extremophilic habitats in the country. The ETGF is NaCl rich, with high concentrations of toxic elements ...
Seasonal dynamics of edaphic bacterial communities in the hyper-arid namib desert
The Namib Desert is a hyper-arid, coastal desert with limited bioavailable water and nutrients; characteristics which collectively impose constraints on edaphic microbial communities. Several studies in the Namib Desert ...